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Friday, November 11, 2011

Stocks with Strong Financial Metrics (NYSE: ALJ)

Shares of ALJ traded higher by 5.24% or $0.59/share to $11.85. Alon USA Energy, Inc. is trading at a price to book ratio of 1.8. The PEG is 0.26 suggesting that the shares are trading at an excellent value relative to firm's growth rate. The price to sales ratio came in at 0.09. Hence, the firm is extremely cheap relative to its top line sales figures. On average, 323522 shares of ALJ exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 196217. These financial metrics combined make this company seem undervalued. Value investors may have an eye on this one, especially if the stock gets cheaper.

Alon USA Energy, Inc. is an independent refiner and marketer of petroleum products operating primarily in the South Central, Southwestern and Western regions of the United States.